Hyperactivity is when a person is abnormally active. Such people find it challenging to stay still or concentrate. They also exhibit impulsive and aggressive behavior and are easily distracted.
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Query: Hi doctor, Last winter, at the age of 48, I found that I have adult ADHD. I have a very high IQ, and I somehow managed to graduate at university. Still, I have never found a decent job anywhere, despite changing the country several times and being fluent in four languages (while unemployed). My mai... Read Full »
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Query: Hello doctor, My son is 7 years old. Diagnosed with mild autism when he was 3. Currently, showing hyperactivity, unable to sit still without supervision. Seems restless all the time. He has delayed speech development. He is not on any medication but under behavioral therapy. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Autism, unfortunately, is sometimes associated with an array of other behavioral co-morbidities like intellectual disability and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). The symptoms you described are almost suggestive of ADHD. Along with behavior therapy, medic... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my 6 year old son. He is reluctant to eat and normally we have to change his focus from meal to feed him (by showing him television or something else). He smells things as well and does not eat if he does not like the smell of it. He likes cold drinks, chips, candi... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the details you have provided, your kid seems to be a fussy eater. This is a common problem with kids of this age. Reasons for this problem are: Kids of this age are more interested in play rather than food. They are interested in junk food and hence dislike he... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have ADD and taking Adderall 20 mg twice daily. Usually, my sleep is good and rarely I may feel difficult to sleep. Also, I only take prescription when I am supposed to. But, for the past one week, I am unable to sleep. I took my sleeping pills and still just could not sleep. As till ea... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I would like to know how long have you been taking that dose of Adderall (combination of Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine)? It is relatively high dose. Usually, with greater than 20 mg it has less effect on ADD (attention deficit disorder) and you gain m... Read Full »
Query: Hello Doctor, My mother has thyroid problem. She is taking homeopathy medicines. Thyroid problem not corrected. She is 40 years old, weight 42 Kg, height 5 feet. What should she do? She feels weak. Can we win over this thyroid problem? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully appreciate your concerns. You have not mentioned whether thyroid is underworking or overworking. Thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone deficiency occurs if thyroid gland is underactive (Hypothyroidism). Under these circumstances, the patient need... Read Full »